ARGUMENT: Biannual Philosophical Journal is an open access online journal published twice a year. All articles are double blind-refereed. We publish original research papers in philosophy as well as interdisciplinary and comparative studies engaging other disciplines in humanities and social sciences. We accept papers in English, Polish and German. Since its founding in 2010 the journal has been published by the Department of Philosophy and Sociology, Pedagogical University of Cracow. The concept designer and the first editor-in-chief has been chairing the board of executive editors till the present.
Aimes and scope. The Editors of the journal invite scholarly studies in history of philosophy and papers reporting the on-going debates in contemporary philosophy, representing various currents in philosophical inquiry, including continental, analytic and non-western traditions and comparative perspectives. Moreover, in the scope of our interest there are interdisciplinary papers undertaking philosophical problems in terms of other scientific disciplines. We also publish polemics and review papers, interviews, and book reviews. We are open to critical and innovative suggestions concerning teaching methods and the purposes of up-to-date philosophical education.
Indexing. The Editors provide immediate open access to the content of the Journal on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. The online form is considered as the reference version of the journal. Argument has been highly evaluated by the Ministry of Science & Higher Education in Poland (last evaluation in 2019). Since 2015 the journal has been approved by the European Reference Index for the Humanities & the Social Sciences – ERIH PLUS. The contents is searchable in the following indexing databases, repositories and global catalogues: CEEOL, CEJSH, DOAJ, ERIH PLUS, The Philosopher’s Index (coverage list by EBSCO), PhilPapers, etc.
Publishing ethics. The Editors strive to meet the high standards defined in the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors promoted by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). No fees or charges are required for manuscript processing and/or publishing materials in the journal.
Frequency: We publish two issues per year. The leading themes of the future volumes are announced successively online.
Distribution: The texts accepted by the Editors of the journal are published both online and in print, however, the electronic form is considered as the reference version. Any questions concerning the archived issues may be addressed to the Editors.
Languages: We accept papers in Polish, English, German, and French.
Logo & cover design: © Janusz KRUPIŃSKI
Marzenna JAKUBCZAK (Pedagogical University of Cracow)
Wojciech HANUSZKIEWICZ (Pedagogical University of Cracow)
Andrzej DĄBROWSKI (Pedagogical University of Cracow)
Katarzyna HAREMSKA (Pedagogical University of Cracow)
Joanna KOMOROWSKA (The Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw)
Agnieszka ROSTALSKA (Leiden University, Netherlands)
Anna SZKLARSKA (Pedagogical University of Cracow)
Paweł SZNAJDER (Pedagogical University of Cracow)
Jan WAWRZYNIAK (Pedagogical University of Cracow)
Paweł WÓJS (Pedagogical University of Cracow)
Seweryn BLANDZI (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)
Steffen BORGE (Nord University, Norway)
Stanisław CZERNIAK (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)
Paweł DYBEL (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)
Markus ENDERS (University of Freiburg, Germany)
Tadeusz GADACZ (AGH – University of Science and Technology, Poland)
Jean GREISCH (École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France)
Mustafa GÜNAY (Çukurova University, Adana, Turkey)
Paweł KŁOCZOWSKI (Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland)
Krzysztof KOSIOR (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland)
Victoria LYSENKO (Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)
Roger MELIN (University of Dalarna, Falun, Sweden)
Jacek MIGASIŃSKI (Warsaw University, Poland)
Asha MUKHERJEE (Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India)
Joachim PIECUCH (Opole University, Poland)
Maria POPCZYK (University of Silesia, Poland)
Chakravarthi RAM-PRASAD (University of Lancaster, UK)
Wojciech SADY (Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland)
Zoltán SOMHEGYI (Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Budapest)
Philipp THOMAS (University of Education, Weingarten, Germany)
Ludwig WENZLER (University of Freiburg, Germany)
Adam WĘGRZECKI (Cracow University of Economics, Poland) †
Department of Philosophy and Sociology,
Pedagogical University of Cracow
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